Month: July 2009

Freebie Friday: The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Giveaway now closed…. Our winner on August 7 was WANDA!!!!!! Thanks everyone for playing 😉 It’s Summer.  My favorite season!  In honor of Summer and all the movies recently that have come from books, I offer this weeks Freebie Friday as: The Secret Life…

Morning Meandering

Looks like it will be a nice day out there today and that is sooooo good!  I have a family gathering at our home tomorrow and have many tasks to do prior to that event – indoor and outdoors.  🙂 This morning, after a…

Blue Like Play Dough by Tricia Goyer (Review & Giveaway)

A delightful read about faith and about family, and about God’s Hands molding it all together into something beautiful. ~Sheila The everyday push and pull of motherhood often leaves Tricia Goyer feeling, well, smooshed. Can you relate? In Blue Like Play Dough, Tricia shares…

Power Of A Praying Wife by Stormie O Martian Winner

I am excited to announce that I have drawn the winner of the Power of A Praying Wife book and our winner is: RITA!!!!! Congratulations!!! Please email me your information and I will mail this out to you a.s.a.p.

Random Reading Challenge

Ugghhhh….  I caved. I have been looking at this challenge and thinking I don’t need another challenge but it looks like such a fun challenge and how hard would it be to complete over the next year I mean after all it is only…

Guest Blogger/Author Interview with Rachel Stolzman (+ Signed giveaway copies!)

In recent weeks I have had the pleasure of chatting back and forth with author Rachel Stolzman.  Rachel is the author of the book, The Sign for Drowning. When Anna is eight years old she witnesses the tragic drowning of her younger sister at…

Friendship Award

Reagan at Miss Remmer’s Review gave me the Lets Be friends award tonight!  How sweet is that?  This award if for bloggers who has really extended a hand of friendship by befriending others bloggers, being helpful, and a commenter. I shall display it proudly! …

Morning Meandering Confession

Ok…. does this happen to anyone else? I like to get up early  in the morning and have my coffee while I visit some of my favorite book blogs.  Oh, you know who you are….I am on your door step with coffee cup in…

Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross

Every once in a while, we as readers are lucky enough to find that hidden treasure – the book we cant wait to read in its entirety… yet we are saddened when it is done, as though we just said good-bye to a good…

Morning Meanderings

Another cloudy morning in central Minnesota and I am a bit bummed as I was hoping to go biking a bit after work this afternoon… well, I can always read. Yesterday, Coffee Cup and  I found a book on Julie’s Jewels, My Favorite Things…

It’s Tuesday – Where Are You?

I love this meme!  This is hosted by An Adventure in Reading I am in Rome battling fiercely beside John Anglicus (aka Pope Joan) and helping him…. err…. her…. stay clear of the handsome Gerold.  At this point I have just discovered I have…

A Will To Love by Kim Smith – Book Tour

Is it possible in such a short amount of time… say the time it takes to read a book, that you can fall in love with the scenery… the musical flow of the words?    Yes.  It is possible.  ~ Sheila My first ever…